rooming-in


rooming–in

noun \ˈrü-miŋ-ˈin, ˈr-\

Definition of ROOMING-IN

:  an arrangement in a hospital whereby a newborn infant is kept in a crib at the mother's bedside instead of in a nursery

First Known Use of ROOMING-IN

1943

room·ing–in

noun \ˈrüm-iŋ-ˈin, ˈrm-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ROOMING–IN

: an arrangement in a hospital whereby a newborn infant is kept in the mother's hospital room instead of in a nursery

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